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Cardinal’s kin fight BC plan to move body

Mourners at the funeral of William Cardinal O’ Connell bowed heads after his body was carried inside the crypt on the grounds of the Diocesan estate in Brighton. Mourners at the funeral of William Cardinal O’ Connell bowed heads after his body was carried inside the crypt on the grounds of the Diocesan estate in Brighton. (Globe File Photo)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / December 1, 2009

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The strange case of Cardinal William H. O’Connell, whose remains are the subject of an unseemly tug-of-war between several of Boston’s most prominent Catholic institutions and individuals, has taken another twist as the heirs of the storied prelate are asking a judge to block anyone from digging up and relocating his body. (Full article: 978 words)

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